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2009 Domaine Bahourat Costieres de Nimes Cuvee Elisabeth, Rhone, France

2009   2010
Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $15   From: $13   To: $15

Score: 88.
The Wine-Searcher score of 88/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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88/100  
87/100  
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Price History for 2009 Domaine Bahourat Costieres de Nimes Cuvee Elisabeth, Rhone, France
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Grape Variety: Grenache - Syrah

Grenache (known as Garnacha in Spain) and Syrah (Shiraz in Australia) are two complementary grape varieties that are blended in France, Spain and the New World. Their combination has been one of the most successful red wine marriages, and is at the core of the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape blend.

In France the blend is widely used in the wines of the southern Rhone and various southern Vin de Pays departments. Both ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Costieres de Nimes wine region

    Costieres de Nimes is the most southerly appellation of the Rhone wine region in south-eastern France. The wines of the area are reputed to have been consumed by the Ancient Greeks and thus figure among the oldest known wines in the world.

    The appellation AOC Costieres de Nimes was granted in 1989; prior to that, the wines were produced at the lower VDQS level under the Costieres du Gard title. Until 2004, the appellation was officially part of the ... more

  • Rhone wine region

    The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ... more


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